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Sri Lanka’s Supreme Court reinstates sacked parliament

Colombo: Sri Lanka´s Supreme Court on Tuesday overruled President Maithripala Sirisena´s dissolution of parliament and ordered a halt to preparations for snap elections next year. The Indian Ocean island has been gripped by a constitutional crisis since Sirisena sacked prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on October 26 and replaced him with former strongman president Mahinda Rajapakse. Wickremesinghe´s party led the petitions...

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Abu Dhabi: Virat Kohli, Anushka in love admits in front of Shah Rukh Khan.

In cricket Indian cricketer Virat Kohli who insurmountable , were piled in front of King Khan . Shah Rukh Khan, Virat artist forced to confess that they are prisoners of Anushka Sharma's hair . Dressed in IPL opening ceremony of the Abu Dhabi Indian batsman Virat Kohli has climbed in the hands of King Khan , the cricketer expensive asking...

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Karachi: Non-payment of dues PIA flights to Saudi authorities threatened to close

Non-payment of dues to the Saudi Civil Aviation flights of PIA Hajj flights, causing the closure notice was issued for fear of being affected. According to the Saudi Civil Aviation PIA administration to non-payment of dues is the last one week notice yesterday on the non-payment of dues Saudi Civil Aviation has issued a final warning to April 17 PIA...

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12-year-old girl and 13-year-old boy became the parents of British history

LONDON: The young mother giving birth to baby girl weighing 7 pounds at the time of the baby's father is 12 years and 3 months old to 13 years, both of them are studying in primary school Friendship was the last one year. Legal problems have not been named, but the couple, both live in North London and the pair of British...

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LOS ANGELES: Paul Walker brothers to complete ’Fast and Furious 7

Late “Fast and Furious” star Paul Walker’s brothers will stand in for him to complete the seventh film in the blockbuster franchise, after the actor’s death, filmmakers said Tuesday. Walker had completed much of his theatrical role in filming “Fast and Furious 7″ before he passed away in November aged 40, in a high-speed car wreck in California. His brothers...

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SEOUL: Over 100 missing after Korean ferry sinks, 368 rescued

More than 100 people remained missing on Wednesday after a South Korean ferry with 477 people aboard capsized off the country's southwest coast, Yonhap news agency alleged. Yonhap and YTN television said 368 people had been rescued from the vessel, which slid down after issuing a distress call. Those numbers could not be verified.

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WASHINGTON – The Pulitzer wins Prizes

The Guardian and Washington Post have been awarded the Pulitzer award for public service journalism for their articles about mass surveillance based on the leaks of Edward Snowden. Winning a Pulitzer is the highest accolade in US journalism and is acknowledged internationally. The FT's opening paragraph stated that the Pulitzer prize board had "presented an indirect vindication" of Snowden's disclosures...

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Wellington: Mark Craig in squad against West Indies

New Zealand has included uncapped Mark Craig in the squad for their three-test tour of West Indies in June, which was heralded. Craig, who has taken 43 first class wickets at 42.88, was a surprise inclusion in the 15-man party even after his fellow Jeetan Patel withdrew for personal causes. The Black Caps also included leg spinner Ish Sodhi for...

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LOS ANGELES: ‘Captain America’ commands box office

Superhero sequel "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" maintained the top rank at the North American box office. The latest large-screen blockbuster featuring the iconic Marvel, superhero took in $41.4 million, figures from box office tracker Exhibitor Relations said. The performance took off some other sequel, animated children's movie "Rio 2," a follow-up to the 2011 hit about a family of...

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SEOUL: Lady Gaga, Psy to perform in South Korea

US pop diva Lady Gaga is slated to perform at a summertime music festival in South Korea, where her first show two years ago got an adult-only rating from state censors. The festival, to be held at Seoul's Olympic stadium on August 15-16, will feature a host of K-pop stars including "Gangnam Style" rapper Psy, the YG entertainment agency said....

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LONDON: CIA’s Pakistan drone attack carried out by US air force

A story published in ‘The Guardian’ reveals that a US air force unit in the Nevada desert is flying the CIA’s drone strike program in Pakistan. The story, published in ‘The Guardian’ is based on a documentary ‘Drone’ in which former drone operators claimed that force from the US air force were flying the CIA’s Predator missions in Pakistan. The...

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Speedy Wi-Fi battle in the sky

WI-Fi in the sky is getting away, promising much better links for travelers and a bonanza for the societies that sell the systems. With satellite-based Wi-Fi, Internet speeds on jetliners are getting lightning fast. And airlines are finding that travelers expect connections in the air to rival those on the ground - and at lower cost. Only the quick development...

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ABUJA: Nigerian capital blast kills at least 35

A bomb at a crowded bus station along the outskirts of Abuja killed at least 35 people during rush hour on Monday morning, witnesses said, the first such attack near the Nigerian capital for two years. Body functions and blood were strewn across the place and an uncontrollable crew of several hundred onlookers were roaming around with security forces unable...

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Russia: Police HQ Attacked by Pro-Russia Separatists in Ukrainian City

At least 100 pro-Russian separatists attacked the police headquarters in eastern Ukraine's city of Horlivka on Monday. Lots of angry men hurled rocks, broke windows and went into a building, while hundreds of onlookers cheered them along. Dense white smoke went up from the entryway to the building, from which the insurgents hoisted the Russian flag.

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AMERICA: Girl owns world’s longest tongue

A student from California, USA, owns the world's longest tongue, measuring 9.75 cm (3.8 in), from tip to top lip. Her lizard-like tongue is twice as long as the average, as long as the world's largest cockroach, as spacious as your palm, the same volume as a quarter pounder hamburger and just about the same distance as an iPhone! Here...

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JOHANNESBURG – Ukraine positions 12,000 armed–forces in ‘anti-terror’ operation opposed Russian forces

Ukraine is positioning 12,000 soldiers in a 'large-scale anti-terrorist operation' to protect opposed attacks from armed pro-Russian military units. Oleksandr Turchynov, Ukrain’s acting president stated on Sunday in a televised address that Ukrainian Security Council decided to utilize the army to not permit Russia to repeat the Crimean scenario in Ukraine's east The old head of Ukraine's security service, Vitaliy...

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Facebook is requiring Messenger for chat? why?

Facebook believes two Facebook apps are better than one. In this episode, learn why Facebook is being so pushy with its Messenger private-chat app. In a few days, Facebook app users will have to download the separate Messenger app to post secret messages. It will no longer be available. Chat apps are springing up in popularity and Facebook doesn't want...

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